Category: Caribbean and the City

Caribbean Christmas Quiz Prize Draw Tomorrow

Caribbean Christmas Quiz Prize Draw Tomorrow

| November 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Answer to last week’s question number 5 is BARBADOS.  First person to provide the correct answer to question #5 was Margaret St John from Grenada based in London. CONGRATULATIONS Margaret, you have been entered in the draw tomorrow Friday 24th November 2017. RULES:  In order to qualify…Send answer to: quiz@caribdirect.com along with full name, mobile number and Caribbean country […]

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One Love. The Bob Marley Musical Review

One Love. The Bob Marley Musical Review

| March 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Bob Marley comes Alive A few weeks ago almost everyone I had spoken to in Birmingham, seemed  to know that the Bob Marley Musical was about to be staged in the second city. A former headmaster offered, “they have already extended the run”.  Come what may expectations were high. I arrived from London on the […]

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Finland Signals Interest In CARICOM’s Bioenergy

Finland Signals Interest In CARICOM’s Bioenergy

| March 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

The government of Finland, through its newly accredited envoy to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), has expressed strong interest in exploring the bioenergy potential in mainland territories of CARICOM. Speaking at the ceremony for the presentation of his letter of credence to CARICOM secretary-general Irwin LaRocque on Thursday, 16 March 2017, the new Finnish ambassador, Kukka […]

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Caribbean Nurses Who Saved Britain’s Health Service Honored In New Documentary

Caribbean Nurses Who Saved Britain’s Health Service Honored In New Documentary

| November 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

LONDON, England, Wednesday November 23, 2016 – When the first pictures were released of Britain’s two youngest royals, few people noticed the midwife who had headed the team that brought them into the world. Standing quietly in the background, Dr Jacqui Dunkley-Bent is a professor of midwifery and living proof that a black woman can […]

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NEW EPISODES OF SERIES ‘ACKEE & SALTFISH’ TO AIR NEXT WEEK ON BBC THREE Posted by Eye Candy on November 22, 2016 at 12:17pm

NEW EPISODES OF SERIES ‘ACKEE & SALTFISH’ TO AIR NEXT WEEK ON BBC THREE Posted by Eye Candy on November 22, 2016 at 12:17pm

| November 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

’Ackee & Saltfish’ is back and they’re making moves! For those who don’t know, ‘Ackee & Saltfish’ is a short film and Youtube series, directed by Cecile Emeke, creator of The Strolling Series. Starring Michelle Tiwo and Vanessa Barbiye, the project follows two best friends as they wander around East London in search of the […]

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Grace Foods Caribbean Food Week on to a good thing

Grace Foods Caribbean Food Week on to a good thing

| August 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

By David F Roberts On what can only be described as an absolute scorcher, the highly anticipated Caribbean Food Festival kicked off in 27 degrees centigrade heat. Perfect weather for the presentation of an array of Caribbean food stalls boasting variety, taste and authenticity against the backdrop of the historic Windrush Square and iconic Black […]

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Trini sex offender found hanging from tree

Trini sex offender found hanging from tree

| February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

THE MAN who was being hunted by police officers for allegedly sexual assaulting a five-year-old girl and recording the act in a cellphone video was found hanging from a tree in a cemetery yesterday. The body of Chea Callendar, 31, of Lothians Road, Princes Town, was spotted about 30 feet off the roadway at the […]

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Voice Newspaper launches VOICE+ App

Voice Newspaper launches VOICE+ App

| October 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Voice Newspaper stands as one of the respected pillars of the UK African Caribbean community having been in service to the community for some 30 years. The fact that they have weathered the storm for this long is in itself a monumental achievement in light of a biting global recession. To add another ‘feather to […]

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JSE to launch online trading platform in April 2015

JSE to launch online trading platform in April 2015

| March 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Business news. THE Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) will be launching its online trading platform in April 2015 with the aim of increasing its trading volume across the diaspora. The platform will allow individual investors to buy and sell securities such as stocks, options, bonds and mutual funds, as well as manage and review portfolio transactions […]

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Diversity Matters Seminar trailer

Diversity Matters Seminar trailer

| January 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Here’s the mini version of the video produced for the African Caribbean Reflections in British Media: Diversity Matters seminar held on 17th December 2014.

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